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INDEX

525

Athanasms, i. 465

-Athens, i. 199, 200, 201, 202 ; expedition
against, 203 ; 211 ; capture of, 215-
216 ; 220, 225, 227, 228, 230, 231,
233> 243> *45» 246, 248, 254, 277, 301,
3i9> 367> 41*
- Athos, Mount, i. 203, 212

......Athuria (Ancient Assyria), i, 173, 274

Atossa (daughter of Cyrus the Great), i.

209
Atossa (daughter of Artaxerxes II.), i. 208,

246, 247

Atrek, River, i. 2, 328, 329, 330 ; ii. 258
Atrina, Elamite Pretender, i.  170-171,

189 footnote
**Atropatene (Azerbaijan), i. 319, 321, 366,

387, 393, 403, 427
Atsiz, son of Kutb-u-Din Mohamed, ii,

121, 122, 124, 126
Attalua of Macedonia, i. 256
Attalus, Macedonian general, i. 262
Attalus of Pergamus; career of, i. 323-

3*4 5 336» 339> 34°i 3^3
Attar (Farid-u-Din), poet; career of, ii.

141-142 ; 227 footnote
»w*Attica, i. 200, 203, 204,211,213,2x5,

216, 219, 221, 225, 231
.-Attock, i. 290; ii. 353
Auckland, Lord, ii. 430, 434
Augustine, Samt, i. 438
Augustus,   Emperor  (Octavian), i.  383,
384> 385? 39°» 39*> 402,403,413,426,
469
Aurangzeb, Moghul Emperor, ii. 307, 351,

352 ; ruby of, 390
n-Aurelian, i. 439
Aurelius, Marcus, i. 413
Avars,  the,   i. $22, 523, 525 j  besiege

Constantinople, 526

Avesta, the, i. 27, 102, 107 ; account of,
109 et &£.t 126 footnote, 398, 419, 5°5>
506
Avicenna (Abu Ali bin Sina), ii. 91,132 j

career of, 133 ; 138
Axidares, Parthian King of Armenia, i.

410,411
-Axum, city of, ii. 7

Ayesha (wife of Mohamed), ii. 34
•*»AyU, province of, ii. 19
Ayn-u-Dola,    Grand   Vizier,   ii.   501 -,
career of,  504-505 j   506,  507, 508,
510

Azad, Afghan general, ii. 372, 373, 374
Azarmi - Dukht    (daughter  of Khusru

Parviz)> i. 530 footnote
*—Azerbaijan, province of, i. 3, xoi, 102*
108, 120, 121, 124, 319, 335»469>5°°»
520, 543 5 ii. 32 5 revolt by Babek, 74 j
127; Atabegs of, 128 5 165, 167 5
$eized by Qwaya, 194; Tamerlane's
campaign, 204; 210, 2x9, 220, 221,
248, 262, 263, 394 ,

'Azov, Sea of, ii. 159
Azrakites, the, ii. 51-52
Azud-u-Dola,    Buwayhid,   ii.   92,   94;
enlightened reign of, 94-95
Baba Ali Beg, Afshar, ii. 340, 341
Babar, Timurid Prince, ii. 218
Babek, brigand leader, ii. 74; defeat and
capture of, 79-80
Baber, Zahir-u-Din Mohamed, i. 31 foot-
note',  ii. 210,5   career of, 222; 224;
alliance with  Shah Ismail, 243 ;  de-
feated by the Uzbegs, 243-244 ; 248
Babi religion, rise and history of, ii. 443
et seq.
Bab-salimeti, port of, i. 45
Bab-ul-Mandeb, Straits of, ii. 2, 3
Babylon, i. 46, 47, 50, 55, 61, 62; and
Elam, 76 et seq.; the first dynasty, 79 j
second dynasty, 80-81; Kassite Dynasty,
81-825 Pashe Dynasty, 83; Sea-land
and Bazi Dynasties, 83-84; Chaldean
invasion, 84; capture and sack of, by
Sennacherib, 91; rebellion of, 94 ; cap-
ture of, by Assurbanipal, 95 ; 96, 99,
128-131; hanging gardens of, 135;
140; fall of, 160-162; 164, 166, 167,
174; revolt of, 209 ; march on by
Cyrus the Younger, 236-238; 249, 276;
capture of, by Alexander, 277, 279;
280; Alexander's voyage to, 298 ^ et
seq.; 300, 306, 307, 308 ; reoccupation
by Seleucus, 310-3115 312, 333, 334,
338, 361, 374, 393, 395. 39* 5 conquest
by Trajan, 411-412; 414, 419, 438,
i      533» 538
(-Babylonia, i. 17, 29, 36, 40 ; rivers of,
42 et seq.; boundaries o£ 49-50; de-
scription of, 51-52; 53, 55, 56, 57, 58,
62, 63, 64, 65, 68, 71, 72, 75, 76, 77,
78, 79, 80, 81, 82, g3, 84, 85, 86;
raided by Khumban-Khaldash II., 91-
92; 94, 103, 127, 133 et set* 154;
revolt of, 170-171; 173,174, 300, 320,
354» 355,356, 4i6, 418, 426, 453 .
Bacchus, colony claiming descent from, i.
I     29°
•UBactria, i. 30, 102, 103, 127, 16*0, 166,
173, I9^, zz^-> 28o; annexation by
Alexander, 286-287 ; 288, 307, 310;
revolt of, 320-321 j 322, 326, 327, 331,
33*, 333, 337-347, 354» 36o» 374,
I     469
{-Badakshan, i. 23, 2$7, 289 ; u. 154, 202,
258
-Badghiz, district of, ii. 178
Badr, Battle of, ii. 15-16
Baffin, William, ii. 278
Bafk, town o^ ii. 182
^Baghavand, Persians defeat the Turks at,
«. 345-346
^Baghdad, i. 71, 299, 395» 54° > »« *5 5